Solarwinds Inc. Financial Data Analyst in Austin, Texas
Since our founding in 1999, SolarWinds’ mission has been to provide purpose-built software that isdesigned to make jobs easier for IT professionals, IT Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and DevOps pros.
The Financial Data Analyst will be an integral part of the Enterprise Business Applications team. Primary responsibilities will include understanding financial business processes, analyzing billing data & system capabilities, and translating needs into robust, sustainable billing processes in supported systems.
If you are looking for a challenging, high-impact role, driving best practices and solutions across multiple business groups, then this is the job for you.
We are seeking a high-energy, execution-oriented, technical data analyst who can improve the accuracy and quality of the information critical to building scalable billing solutions across our multiple business groups and billing solutions. This is a hands-on role, working with functional business leaders, internal ITteams, and product management groups to analyze, recommend and maintain business-impacting solutions.
This role will have a direct impact on the most critical functions of the company, including: Sales, Finance and Customer Success. Billing processes and customer data are key pieces of SolarWinds’ business, and as such, requires creative and scalable solutions.
You must have a technical or accounting/finance background, be a creative thinker, passionate about enabling the business, and passionate about the billing processes.
Perform analysis using standard toolsets (e.g. MS Excel, MS Access, MS SQL, etc.) to ensure proposed and implemented billing structures meet the needs of the business
Gather business requirements for new product introductions and updates to existing product pricing and packaging and overlay with the capabilities of existing billing systems to ensure proper implementation
Review existing data to ensure integrity of customer information as it pertains to contracted billing and sales motions and suggest improvements
Technical Data Analysis
Define the data architecture landscape, identifying gaps between current and desired end-states, and deliver comprehensive solutions that will enable achievement of the desired business outcomes
Provide insight to various functional teams on data accuracy
Write and test SQL updates to correct data anomalies within various business application databases
Implement and run appropriate exception reports to maintain data integrity
For acquisition targets, perform gap analysis and recommend technical integration designs
Effectively deal with ambiguity by confidently walking through an undefined situation and drawing out key requirements and organizational constraints
Participate in data reviews to ensure fit/function with design specifications
Assist in debugging and resolving technical issues and/or defects
Work effectively in a fast paced, fluid environment while building scale and re-usability in the enterprise
Communication and Management
Facilitate working sessions with business users and technical resources and process experts
Present business application of proposed solutions to sales, marketing and project management groups
Present technology solution overviews to IT and engineering groups for implementation of proposed solutions
Create presentation materials with emphasis on simplifying complex ideas into digestible topics
3 – 5+ years of data analyst experience utilizing standard tools and processes.
Understanding of database design and object structures and how they apply to customer, contract and invoicing processes
Ability to perform ETL activities using various tools and platform capabilities
Knowledge of basic accounting and revenue processes
Experience with SalesForce, NetSuite and Zuora desired
A large enterprise technology company with the “can do” attitude and agility of a start up
A fun and collaborative environment, and the ability to impact our solutions
Free lunch twice a week
Free snacks, beverages, and gourmet coffees
Comfortable and modern working spaces
All you need to get your job done: From a competitive salary and benefits, to technology and training
SolarWinds is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. SolarWinds will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job ID 2019-13679
# Positions 1
Category Information Technology
Position Type Regular
Business Group MSP